As a member of the Littler CaseSmart – Charges™ team and based in Kentucky, Andrew M. Swafford is responsible for handling charges from investigation to conclusion. He works on client-dedicated service teams, focusing on handling administrative agency charges. He investigates charge allegations, reviews pertinent documents, interviews key witnesses, and provides clients an assessment of the risks associated with the charge. In partnership with the client, he defends the charge by drafting persuasive position statements and responses to the agency’s requests for information.

Prior to joining Littler, Andrew worked as a U.S. Senate staffer advising on labor and employment law issues and federal appropriations. Previously, he was an associate at a national labor and employment law firm where he defended employers in litigation and investigations by state and federal agencies arising from claims of unlawful discrimination, harassment, wage and hour violations, and noncompete litigation. Andrew also advised outside counsel and human resources personnel regarding compliance and litigation avoidance efforts.

Professional & Community Affiliations


U.S. Army JAG Corps Reserves

Chair and Vice Chair

Labor and Employment Section

Louisville Bar Association


Notes Editor and Member

University of Louisville Law Review

News, Analysis & Press

Here’s What Vets Should Know About Workplace Laws

Louisville Business First

November 2016

Say What? Adequate Notice Under the ADA

Louisville Bar Association Bar Briefs

May 2016

Speaking Engagements

Reasonable Accommodations and the ADA, Human Resources Law from A to Z

National Business Institute

February 2017


  • J.D., University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, 2011
  • B.A., University of Kentucky, 2008

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky